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2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Honda Civic

Green 2018 Ford Focus on Desert Highway vs Black 2018 Honda Civic on White Background

Are you looking for an athletic, attractive and affordable compact car? Look no further than the Ford Focus. Tailor-made for the driver who loves value-packed performance, the Ford Focus is a mainstay in the segment that will go toe to toe with class heavyweights in any category. Delve deeper into the Ford-brand favorite with this in-depth 2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Honda Civic provided by Marshal Mize Ford.

Available in six trim levels – S, SE, SEL, Titanium, ST and RS – the 2018 Ford Focus can be tailored to fit your budget and lifestyle at Marshal Mize Ford in Chattanooga. Versatile sedan and sporty hatchback designs add to the style and performance of the Ford Focus and allow you to find the right fit. With room for five passengers and 90 cubic feet of passenger space, the Focus is perfect for families on the go.

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2018 Ford Focus VS 2018 Honda Civic
$17,860 Starting Price $18,840
2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder Base Engine 2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder
Ford SYNC® 4.2-Inch LCD Standard Infotainment Display 5-Inch LCD Display
13.2 - 23.3 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 15.1 - 25.7 Cubic Feet

What Are the Differences Between the Ford Focus and the Honda Civic?

Honda Civic comparison, you will find that the Ford Focus will not break the bank at the dealership or the fuel pump. Ford Focus Sedan models start at just $17,860 and include a long list of standard features to create stellar value. With a price that starts at $20,445 and an athletic style, the Ford Focus Hatchback ups the ante. Honda Civic models start at $18,840 for sedan variants, $19,250 for the coupe and $20,050 for the Civic Hatchback.

Under the hood, the 2018 Ford Focus employs a standard 160-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with a five-speed manual or a six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission. Paired with the automatic gearbox, the 2.0-liter Ford Focus will make 26 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. Drivers who prioritize fuel economy can opt for a 123-horsepower 1.0-liter EcoBoost® three-cylinder engine that features a six-speed manual and Auto Start-Stop technology to make 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.

Upgrade performance and opt for the Ford Focus ST armed with a 252-horsepower 2.0-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder that is married to a performance-tuned six-speed manual gearbox. Track-rated thrills are a highlight of the elite Ford Focus RS, which employs a 350-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder, a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. The Honda Civic counters with a standard 158-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder, a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and a top-of-the-line 306-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo that is exclusive to the Civic Type R and cannot match the Focus RS.

Drivers who slide into the driver's seat of the 2018 Ford Focus will find themselves surrounded by a wealth of innovative technology and features. The standard Ford SYNC® infotainment system employs a 4.2-inch LCD display, Bluetooth technology, a rearview camera and Ford MyKey® safety systems. An upgrade to the Ford SYNC® 3 interface will add an 8-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and much more. Additional highlights include premium leather interior, heated front seats, a 10-speaker Sony sound system, a power sunroof, rear parking sensors and advanced driver-assist systems.

Visit Marshal Mize Ford today to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Focus in Chattanooga!


Gray 2018 Ford Focus Sedan on City Street
Blue Ford Focus RS Drifting in Snow
2018 Ford Focus Steering Wheel and Ford SYNC 3 Touchscreen Display
2018 Ford Focus Front Seat Interior